Azerbaijan is our close neighbor. This country has not only a common border with Russia, but a common historical past, and many spiritual, economic and humanitarian ties. However, how much do we know about modern Azerbaijan?
Sights of Azerbaijan
Any tourist route in Azerbaijan begins in Baku. Sights in the capital of Azerbaijan, as they say, for every taste. Tourists are primarily attracted by Icheri Sheher – an ancient residential quarter behind the fortress wall, in which about 1300 Azerbaijani families live today.
Icheri Sheher – the so-called “Old City” in Baku
On the territory of Icheri Sheher, which is part of the so-called Old Town, there are dozens of historical monuments, among which the most famous are the Maiden Tower and the Shirvanshahs Palace. Continue reading